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Re: I resigned in 2004




On Sat, 2018-11-10 at 15:31 +0100, Mattia Rizzolo wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 10, 2018 at 11:01:12AM +0000, Ian Campbell wrote:
> > I couldn't disagree more. I found it (and very nearly replied to this
> > affect) to be exactly as Willy characterised it ("full of self-
> > justifications" etc) and can entirely understand why, under the
> > circumstances, he should have become even more upset having received
> > it. To respond to the initial mail in that fashion was _incredibly_
> > tone deaf.
> 
> Indeed, I was very bothered.
> On the other hand, most of my reply to willy's mail was not addressed to
> him, but to debian-devel@ at large, to have everybody else understand
> how silly what he did was.
[...]

This is the problem.  Whether or not it's "silly", that doesn't justify
making a public example of someone.

Ben.

-- 
Ben Hutchings
Kids!  Bringing about Armageddon can be dangerous.  Do not attempt it
in your own home. - Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman, `Good Omens'


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